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These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors
Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.
3 Atlanta-developed apps for a healthier summer
These locally developed apps can help you plan meals, find online workouts, and connect with exercise buddies.
Who willingly works out inside a 125-degree box? I did.
Maybe I'd lost my mind, given that I’d willingly stepped inside a 125-degree infrared sauna for a 30-minute isometrics class at HOTWORX in Atlanta, led by an instructor on a screen.
Torch Fitness’s “First & 10” football-themed workout was squat-heavy but fun
On Super Bowl Saturday, Torch Fitness hosted a free football-themed workout session at the W Atlanta-Midtown Hotel that leaned heavy on the squats, but high-energy instructors kept the crowd moving.
MADabolic fitness studio in Old Fourth Ward wants you to give it a rest
Like an increasing number of fitness studios, MADabolic, which has a location in Old Fourth Ward, builds rest intervals into its high-intensity workouts. They call it “metabolic conditioning,” or “met-con.”
How the couple behind Body by Kariim built a fitness following from the ground up
When Laquisha and Kariim Smith opened their first gym together in Atlanta, they literally lived there, sleeping on a futon the floor. A decade later, Body by Kariim Fitness boasts dozens of clients and a strong social media following.
Fit for a queen: A RuPaul’s Drag Race alum talks fitness, nutrition, and self-care
Drag performer Alaska Thunderf*ck, in Atlanta for a Pride-weekend show, shares her thoughts on exercise, meditation, and the rigors of “bucking and twirling onstage.”
3 quick workouts to fit in before, during, or after work in Atlanta
Get in a quick Atlanta workout with 9Round, which mixes kickboxing with strength and core stations, Plate Sculpt, which uses a Power Plate to activate the body’s natural reflexes, and F45 Training’s combination of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and traditional circuits.
How does music impact your workout?
The lights were dim and the dulcet, alto hum of a cello nearly lulled me to sleep. But this wasn’t the cooldown and savasana of a typical yoga class, its soft playlist emanating from Spotify on a Bluetooth-enabled phone. Tough Love Yoga in Atlanta was hosting one of its live music classes, featuring a cellist who improvised while an instructor took us through restorative poses.
Can manual lymphatic drainage make you look more toned? We tried it.
At Buckhead's Redefine by Nina, the manual lymphatic drainage treatment is meant to reduce swelling and make some muscles appear more toned. Does it work? We tested it.